The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that the agent for free agent starting pitcher
Arroyo began his major league career with Pittsburgh, appearing in 53 games with them between 2000 and 2002.
CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports that former
Toronto will sign Halladay to a one-day contract, so that he can retire as a Blue Jay.
Over 390 career starts and 26 relief appearances, Halladay compiled a 203-105 record and a 3.38 ERA. He was also the winner of two Cy Young Awards, getting one in each league.
In 2013, Drew played more than 90 games for the first time since 2010, as he hit .253 with 13 home runs and 67 RBI in 124 games.
SB Nation reports that third baseman
Cantu last played in the majors in 2011, when he appeared in 57 games for the Padres. He spent last season in the Mexican League.
FOXSports.com reports that the
Sale finished the 2013 season with a 3.07 ERA and ranked fourth in the majors with 226 strikeouts.
The Miami Herald reported over the weekend that Jones' deal would be worth $7.75 million.
Uribe played with the White Sox from 2004 to 2008, hitting .251/.293/.431 with 87 home runs and 324 RBI in 2,283 at-bats during his five-year stint with the team. Last season, he hit .278/.331/.438 with 12 home runs and 50 RBI in 388 at-bats with the Dodgers, who also have interest in bringing him back.
Garcia went 1-2 with a 1.65 ERA, 1.02 WHIP and 20:5 K:BB ratio in 27.1 innings after coming to Atlanta from Baltimore, where he went 3-5 with a 5.77 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 26:12 K:BB ratio in 53 innings over 11 apperances (10 starts) last season.
Papelbon is due $13 million over each of the next two seasons and also has a vesting option of $13 million for 2016. He saved 29 games in 2013 while going 5-1 with a 2.92 ERA, 1.14 WHIP and 57:11 K:BB ratio over 61 2/3 innings in his second season with the Phillies.
Ackley, who played 59 games in the outfield last season in addition to his natural position of second base, hit .253/.319/.341 with four home runs and 31 RBI in 384 at-bats last season. His strong second half (.304/.374/.435) was anchored by the month of August, in which he hit .390/.420/.597 and 10 of his 14 extra-base hits.